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Parents of Wandering Naked Child Arrested

The parents of a 4 year old found wandering naked in a Waterloo neighborhood have been arrested, according to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier. Police were called to the scene Friday morning when the child was spotted about a block and a half away from his home with no clothes and a cut toe. Paramedics were called to treat the toe injury. This follows an incident on June 12th when the child was found wandering around about a block away from his home in nothing but a diaper. On that occasion police found the parents in a state of intoxication and reported the matter to the Iowa Department of Human Services. 30 year old Trisha Likaro and 32 year old Mike Selikar have now both been arrested and charged with two counts of misdemeanor Child Endangerment. They have both been released pending trial.
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Waterloo Man Misses Winning Powerball Jackpot Millions by ONE Number

Ohh to win the lottery. To win a big lottery. To become an overnight millionaire, or billionaire if it's the recent Mega Millions jackpot. That's the dream, right?. No doubt it would be nice to be able to call up work, quit, and kick back on a beach somewhere thanks to matching a few numbers. Well, a Waterloo man just missed living that dream. And yes, he missed it by one number.
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Dale Joseph Rosonke, 62

Dale Joseph Rosonke, age 62 of New Hampton, IA, died Friday, August 5, 2022, from injuries sustained in an accident. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Washington, with Rev. Ken Glaser celebrating the Mass and Rev. James Goerend con-celebrating. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, North Washington.

Waterloo Police searching for missing person ends, found safe

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Waterloo Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person from Abilene, Kansas. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office has learned that Makayla Robertson is possibly in the Waterloo area. Robertson was last seen on July 17th, 2022. She told her mother...

Bull Rider Surprises Waverly Boy With Special Gift

It takes a special kind of someone to want to go out in an arena with a bucking bull. To me, anyone willing to go out into an arena like that has a lot of guts, courage, and a splash of crazy. But for those that do go out into...

Ankeny’s Fulk changes her mind, will now play softball at Indian Hills

It turns out that Eva Fulk’s softball career isn’t over after all. Fulk, who had earlier committed to join the Northern Iowa women’s track and field program, has now decided to play softball in college. The Ankeny High School graduate will play for Indian Hills Community College.

Dubuque to Receive Over $2 Million in Grant Funding for Road Projects

According to a press release from the office of Senator Chuck Grassley, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced nearly $25 million in overall grant funding for the cities of Dubuque, Muscatine and Waterloo to help complete roadway, bridge, wastewater management and other related projects. The grant program was continued in the bipartisan infrastructure law supported by Sen. Chuck Grassley.

The Incredible Survival Story of an Iowa Lineman [WATCH]

While I was in quarantine over the weekend, I got really into an older show that I heard about on one of my favorite podcasts. It's called 'I Survived,' and it originally aired on the Lifetime Movie Network from 2008 to 2015. According to the IMDB page, the show "incorporates interviews with stylized recreations to tell the stories of people who overcame unbelievable circumstances that changed their lives forever."

Club Legacy Shooting Arrest

A man connected to the shooting at Club Legacy in May has been arrested in Waterloo, according to KWWL. 23 year old Jaylon Holmes was arrested on Thursday and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Reckless Use of a Firearm. The shooting happened on May 30th at 120 Sumner Street. Damage was found to a nearby church and multiple vehicles. One victim was taken to Allen Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.